E-File IRS Form 8868 to Extend your Form 990 Deadline
The IRS Form 8868 is an Exempt Organization Tax Extension Form 8868, used for non-profit organizations, charities, other tax-exempt groups to request for an automatic 6-month filing extension of time to file their 990 tax returns before deadline with the IRS. With Tax2efile, you can e-file the Form 8868 within minutes for low prices!
IRS Form 8868 Extension Supports for the Following Forms
- Form 990 or Form 990-EZ
- Form 990-BL
- Form 4720 (individual)
- Form 990-PF
- Form 990-T (sec. 401(a) or 408(a) trust)
- Form 990-T (trust other than above)
- Form 990-T (corporation)
- Form 1041-A
- Form 4720 (other than individual)
- Form 5227
- Form 6069
- Form 8870 (paper filing)
Simplified Steps to E-File Form 8868
Step 1: Register and login into Tax2efile for FREE.
Step 2: Select “Non-profit Tax” and click on the Form 8868.
Step 3: Enter your Business Information for the first time and your exempt organization, such as organization's name, EIN/SSN, and address.
Step 4: Enter the individual’s or organization’s information.
Step 5: Select the tax period of your organization and what type of Form 990 you are applying an extension for.
Step 6: Enter the selected form tax information and review your Form summary. Then our team will audit your form for any errors. Click on “Edit” option if you need any corrections.
Step 7: Pay for your Form and submit it to the IRS.
When and Who Needs to File Form 8868
The tax filer needs to file the Form 8868 by the May 15th due date to receive an automatic 6 monthsextension to file theForm 990. The extension is applicable for tax exempt organizations, charities and non-profit groups. If you are a trustee of a trust, you need to file form 1041-A or form 5227 so you can use the form 8868 to request the extension to file those returns.
- An organization is allowed a 6-month extension for their tax return.
- The Form 8868 automatically extends the filing deadline by 6 months for exempt organizations to file IRS Form 990.